GeoEye Takes Center Stage in Japan Disaster Response – High Resolution Imagery Featured in Article

Washington Business Journal Of all the companies scrambling into action in the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated parts of Japan, few have been as central to the world’s understanding of the disaster as Dulles-based GeoEye, Inc.

The satellite firm has supplied macro-level snapshots of the devastation to media outlets across the globe, along with peaceful shots of the coastal Japanese communities before the March 11 tsunami. Some outlets are using sliders to juxtapose the before and after images, used by the Guardian to show the swamped and smoking wreckage in the city of Natori. A similar feature by the New York Times using GeoEye imagery has been tweeted out about 18,000 times so far…

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GeoEye is a leading source of geospatial information and insight for decision makers and analysts who need a clear understanding of our changing world to protect lives, manage risk and optimize resources. Each day, organizations in defense and intelligence, public safety, critical infrastructure, energy, and online media rely on GeoEye’s imagery, tools and expertise to support important missions around the globe. Widely recognized as a pioneer in high-resolution satellite imagery, GeoEye has evolved into a complete provider of geospatial intelligence solutions. GeoEye’s ability to collect, process and analyze massive amounts of geospatial data allows our customers to quickly see precise changes on the ground and anticipate where events may occur in the future. GeoEye is a public company listed on NASDAQ as GEOY and is headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, with more than 700 employees worldwide. View all posts by webmastergeoeye

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